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    Default XJ Front DS Ujoints

    OK I'm having a brain fart from hell. I am baout to rebuild 2 front DS's out of XJ's and I can't for the life of me remember which Spicer UJoint I need. I am 99% sure it is the 297 (5-760) but just cannot recall
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    I have an XJ front shaft in my waggy for the front stretch. I used 1310's (though their PN is different) from Autozone. $15 or so minus military discount and limited life-time warranty. I rebuilt the cardon joint too.
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    The drive shaft ujoints are 1310. The axle shaft ujoints are 297 or 760 (depending on what manufacturer).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ricky Booby View Post
    The drive shaft ujoints are 1310. The axle shaft ujoints are 297 or 760 (depending on what manufacturer).
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    The Spicer part # for a 1310 is 5x760
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    XJ's had 2 different axle joints, though I don't recall what year they went to the larger size.

    The later models have the 297 / X760, which is the same as a D44 axle joint, the early ones used a smaller joint.


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    Found it! The '94 and earlier XJ D30 shafts used the Spicer 260X U-joint,

    The later models used the Spicer 297X U-joint.

    Looks like the Spicer 760X is a stronger version of the 297X? Thought they were the same.

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    Im talking Drive Shafts
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred View Post
    Im talking Drive Shafts
    Uh, yeah......I'm the one with the brain farts I guess!


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    So it is the Spicer 5x297's though right?
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